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The specificity of this Police lock ransomware is to target various versions of Microsoft Windows server. The machines are not infected through downloading a malware but following a targeted attack and intrusion into the system, sometimes using DUBrute and a dictionary attack. ACCDFISA is the acronym for a fictitions agency: "Anti Cyber Crime Department of Federal Internet Security Agency".
In April 2012, the quoting of certain American supermarket chains on the screencopies gathered and statements published on the Web suggest that an American public is targeted.
In March 2012, France and Spain have also been specifically targetted.